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  (153 restaurants)    
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Yuca's ($)
(823 ratings)

2056 Hillhurst Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 662-1214
www.yucasla.com
  • Cochinita Pibil Taco
    signature dish; flour taco w/ shredded Yucatan-style pork (slow-cooked for 12 hrs), topped w/ house-made salsa; looks good
  • Vaporcitos
    "little vapors"; thin pork tamales & topped w/ homemade tomato sauce; available on Saturdays only
4.0 out of 5
823 ratings
opened in 1976; taco stand/hut; won James Beard Award; recognized by USA Today, L.A. Times, Gourmet Magazine & others
A-Frame [CLOSED] ($$)
(1967 ratings)

12565 Washington Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 398-7700
  • Cracklin Beer Can Chicken
    blending of Korean beer house and Peruian chicken; chicken brined overnight, put in rotisserie, cooled then deep fried to get crispy skin; served w/ kimchi, century egg, salsa roja and verde; "to get your hands dirty" (on menu); looks good
3.5 out of 5
1967 ratings
[CLOSED]; contemporary mess hall; same chef as Kogi Truck
APL Restaurant [CLOSED] ($$$$)
(321 ratings)

1680 Vine St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 416-1280
  • Burnt Ends Sandwich
    1/3-lb APL beef short rib burnt ends, pickle salad; served on a potato bun; looks good
3.5 out of 5
321 ratings
[CLOSED]; barbecue joint by day & contemporary steakhouse by night
Apple PanSee Apple Pan Video ($$)
(3166 ratings)

10801 W Pico Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 475-3585
  • Apple Pie
    grandmother's recipe
  • Hickory Burger
    served w/ homemade sauce (hickory marinara), mayo, pickles, lettuce & cheese (extra)
  • Steakburger
    served w/ homemade sweet relish, mayo, pickles, lettuce & cheese (extra)
3.5 out of 5
3166 ratings
since 1947; U-shaped counter w/ 26 stools surrounding cooking station; same throwback decor from 1940's; down the street from Fox Studios...frequent celebrity sightings including John Lithgow, Julia Roberts, Warren Beatty, Sigourney Weaver, Jonas Brothers & Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Chicken & Tots
  • Wings & Waffles
3.5 out of 5
232 ratings
est. 2013; food truck
Canter's DeliSee Canter's Deli Video ($$)
(4126 ratings)

419 N Fairfax Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 651-2030
www.cantersdeli.com
  • Canter's Fairfax Sandwich
    hot corned beef & pastrami piled high on rye; served w/ side of cole slaw & potato salad; looks good
  • Potato Pancakes
    appetizer; ground potatoes, onions, cornmeal, spices, pattied, flat top-seared & deep-fried; served w/ apple sauce or sour cream
  • Brooklyn Ave Sandwich
    choice of corned beef or pastrami (corned beef is recommended), cole slaw & homemade Russian dressing served on rye; looks good
3.5 out of 5
4126 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Late Night Eats); since 1931; Art Deco decor & trademark autumn leaves ceiling; open 24 hours & only closed on Jewish holidays; Marilyn Monroe, Jack Benny, Elizabeth Taylor, Sydney Poitier, Mel Brooks, Wilt Chamberlain, Brooke Shields, Bill Cosby have eaten here; adjacent Kibitz Room features a full bar and small stage where Guns 'n' Roses played when starting out
Church & State [CLOSED]See Church & State Video ($$$)
(1711 ratings)

1850 Industrial St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 405-1434
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sliced"
  • Charcuterie de La Maison
    selection of artisan & housemade patés, terrines & saucisson sec (salamis, sausages & pates)
3.5 out of 5
1711 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2008
  • Southern Fried Chicken n' Bacon-Studded Waffles
    double-fried chicken; served w/ side of maple syrup & hot sauce
3.5 out of 5
765 ratings
[CLOSED]; serves seasonal American cuisine including house made cured meats, pastas, pickled vegetables, breads & desserts as well as an extensive list of handmade signature cocktails, twenty regional craft beers on tap & a California-centric wine menu; w/ sidewalk patio
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Dipped"
  • Original French Dip Sandwich
    slow roasted beef chuck, au jus, French roll; "beef on beef on beef!" -Alex Guarnaschelli; looks good
3.5 out of 5
2263 ratings
est. 1908; historic saloon said to have originated the French dip, also known for cocktails & speakeasy
Father's OfficeSee Father's Office Video ($$)
(6202 ratings)

3229 Helms Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 736-2224
www.fathersoffice.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "With Bacon"
  • Office Burger
    bacon burger; "best burger I've ever had"-Adam Gertler
3.5 out of 5
6202 ratings
  • Pork Bellies
    in a Bao Bun
  • Tamarind Duck
    duck confit taco
3.5 out of 5
311 ratings
food truck; Asian fusion in taco wraps
Foundry On Melrose [CLOSED]See Foundry On Melrose Video ($$$)
(743 ratings)

7465 Melrose Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 651-0915
  • Grilled Cheese (w/ Short Ribs)
    "sticky and gooey"; looks good
3.5 out of 5
743 ratings
[CLOSED]; hand-crafted, art-deco decor inspired by the craftsmanship of the Machine Age and the industrial innovation of Streamline Moderninsm
Gaffey Street Diner [CLOSED]See Gaffey Street Diner Video ($$)
(547 ratings)

245 N Gaffey St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90731
(310) 548-6964
  • Chorizo
    "some of the best Chorizo"
  • French Toast Supreme
  • Menudo
    soup
3.5 out of 5
547 ratings
[CLOSED]
Gorbals [CLOSED]See Gorbals Video ($$)
(756 ratings)

216 W 5th St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 488-3408
  • Bacon-Wrapped Matzoh Balls
    served on top of horseradish aioli and then topped w/ fresh shredded horseradish; started as a practical joke for a fellow Jewish friend's birthday party...it became a huge hit and now a menu item; "delicious and sacrilegious all at once"-Gail Simmons; looks good
3.5 out of 5
756 ratings
[CLOSED]; amalgam of many different ethnicities and tastes including Scottish, Jewish, Spanish, American and items such as haggis burgers, paella, chicken skin sandwiches, gefilte fish 'n chips, and bacon-wrapped matzoh balls
  • Cheesy Mac and Rib
    top seller; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1599 ratings
[CLOSED]; food truck; Jerry O'Connel, Rachael Ray have come; long lines; go to website to find current location
Harold & Belle's ($$)
(1092 ratings)

2920 W Jefferson Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(323) 735-9918
www.haroldandbellesrestau...
  • File Gumbo
    dark roux, ground sassafras, shrimp, sausage, ham, blue crab & chicken; served w/ side of rice
  • Shrimp & Crawfish Etouffee
    crawfish tails smothered in rich & spicy crawfish gravy, served w/ choice of rice or pasta; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1092 ratings
since 1969; "New Orleans in Los Angeles"
Horse Thief BBQ ($$)
(894 ratings)

324 S Hill St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 625-0341
www.horsethiefbbq.com
  • Fried Chicken Sandwich
    brioche bun, honey mustard slaw, pickled jalapenos
  • Smoked Pork Belly
    brined overnnight, rubbed & smoked for 10 hrs; served w/ apple-fennel slaw & topped w/ spicy mayo; looks good
3.5 out of 5
894 ratings
at Grand Central Market w/ outdoor seating
House Of PiesSee House Of Pies Video ($$)
(1790 ratings)

1869 N Vermont Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 666-9961
houseofpiesla.com
  • Country Fried Steak
    tender ground beef steak, dipped in batter & deep fried to golden brown & smothered in country gravy
  • Fresh Strawberry Pie
3.5 out of 5
1790 ratings
opened in 1969; retro-chic diner; many celebrities stop here for pie
iPic Theaters
(903 ratings)

10840 Wilshire Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 307-7003
www.ipic.com
  • Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies
    scratch-made dough w/ espresso, homemade toffee & chocolate chips
3.5 out of 5
903 ratings
est. 2007; movie theater featuring luxury seating & an extensive food & drink menu; multiple locations nationwide
Jar ($$$)
(1101 ratings)

8225 Beverly Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-6566
www.thejar.com
  • Pot Roast
    signature dish; looks good
  • Char Siu Pork Chop
    Salmon Creek Farms, marinated in Chinese barbecue sauce 1-2 days; slow cooked & served w/ pesto, roasted onion & fries; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1101 ratings
opened in 2001; classic American comfort food w/ an upscale, modern twist
Jitlada RestaurantSee Jitlada Restaurant Video ($$)
(2248 ratings)

5233 W Sunset Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 667-9809
www.jitladala.com
  • Crying Tiger Pork
  • Green Curry Chicken
    served w/ side of rice
  • Tom Yum Soup
    seafood-based; looks good
  • Jazz Burger
    off-menu item (need to order 24-hrs in advance); Thai-spiced burger (including Thai chili peppers) topped w/ Thai basil, tomato, red onion, aioli & more Thai chili; looks good
3.5 out of 5
2248 ratings
originally opened in 1970s, new owners took over in 2006; serving Thai cuisine; co-owner/chef Jazz Singsanong was a winner of "Guy's Grocery Games"; "one of the best Thai experiences I've ever had" -Guy Fieri
KismetSee Kismet Video ($$)
(543 ratings)

4648 Hollywood Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 409-0404
kismetla.com
  • Jeweled Persian Crispy Rice
    basmati rice crust (tahdig), currants, toasted pumpkin seeds & egg yolk; looks good
3.5 out of 5
543 ratings
opened in 2017; family-style menu that "combines seasonal California produce w/ Mediterranean-inspired flavors" (from its website)
  • Korean Short Rib Tacos
    short ribs marinated w/ 21 ingredients, grilled, topped w/ Asian slaw; looks good
3.5 out of 5
2038 ratings
a traveling Los Angeles landmark (food truck) that serves up Korean Mexican tacos, day and night; need to check website or Twitter to find location for that day
La Ddong GgoSee La Ddong Ggo Video ($$)
(317 ratings)

528 S Western Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 568-3708
laddongggolosangeles.best...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Dipped"
  • Spicy Chicken & Cheese
    marinated chicken wok fried, Korean rice cake, sesame seeds, green onions, house sauce, sweet corn, melted mozzarella; looks good
3.5 out of 5
317 ratings
est. 2015; modern Korean fare w/ soju & beer selection
La Poubelle BistroSee La Poubelle Bistro Video ($$)
(570 ratings)

5907 Franklin Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 465-0807
lapoubellebistro.com
  • Coq Au Vin
    braised organic chicken, market vegetables, thyme roasted potatoes, herbed Burgundy sauce; fall-off the bone
3.5 out of 5
570 ratings
opened in 1969; Hollywood landmark
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